WIN Leader Gives Testimony to DC Council on Conditions at DC General

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On July 10th, WIN leader Anne Ford gave testimony to the DC Council on the need to hold those responsible for the shelter conditions accountable. Councilmembers Graham, Wells, Barry, Bonds, Alexander, and Grosso were present. This is one of several testimonies on DC General from WIN leaders presented to city council. Read Anne’s testimony: Testimony […]

WIN Leaders Organize for Local Hiring Plan in Pepco Undergrounding Legislation

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“Raising DC utility bills should mean raising employment for DC residents.                   Before DC puts residents on the hook for $1 Billion project, we demand a jobs plan from Pepco” On Monday, December 16th, Council Committees marked up legislation that would enable Pepco, a private company, to place powerlines underground.  The project, worth nearly $1 […]

BEGINNINGS OF VICTORY FOR HOMELESS YOUTH IN THE WINTER PLAN

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On Thursday, October 17th,  a substantial WIN contingent attended the Interagency Council on the Homeless meeting including representation from Sasha Bruce,  Latin American Youth Center, St. Stephens,  Brighter Day Ministries, Metropolitan Memorial UMC, Holy Comforter-St. Cyprian, and both Co-Chairs of WIN,  Reverend Jeff Krehbiel and Reverend Anthony Minter, in addition to Lead Organizer Amy Vruno.  On […]